Dancing Menades


Dancing Menades


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Museum Replica | Art Casting | Handmade | Format 22 x 41.5 cm | Suspension Device | Weight approx. 3 kg


Dancing Menades

Original: marble, 5th century B.C., British Museum, London. Replica, ready to hang, 22 x 43 cm (w/h).

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An art work that is cut in from a stone or wooden surface, not modeled in the round.

According to the degree of projection one can distinguish between low-relief or bas-relief and high relief. The sunk relief is a common form of reliefs in Ancient Egypt, where the depicted scenes were cut into the stone or wood surface.

Among the most famous reliefs are the works of the Florentine master Lorenzo Ghiberti. He created, among others, the bronze doors of the Florence Baptistery, called by Michelangelo the "Gates of Paradise".